Hong Kong

The end of CY Leung

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Hong Kong’s embattled leader CY Leung, who has announced he won’t be seeking a second term as chief executive, could not have foreseen how muscular and categorical the leadership from Beijing would be, writes Kerry Brown. CY Leung, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), was always a slightly unusual occupant of the […]

Hong Kong

End of innocence for Hong Kong

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Even if Hong Kong returns to normal, tensions are likely to simmer, says KERRY BROWN. For a place stereotyped as apolitical and wholly business orientated, the protests convulsing Hong Kong have revealed a different face to the city. As a place of contract and rule of law, Hong Kong has always been appreciated by Mainland […]